Feb 4, 2020
Episode 56: Alternative Histories in Storytelling. Fair Play?
Welcome to the SciFi Pubcast! Come for a drink but stay for the speculation.
Is the use of alternative histories in storytelling a good thing or is it a cheap literary device use to trigger emotions needlessly?
We try to answer these questions and we talk a lot about the Amazon Prime tv show, The Man in the High Castle, and alternative histories as they relate to the Second World War.
It’s a pretty heavy serious show, this one. You’ll need a good drink for it.
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Episode recorded on February 2, 2020, and released as a podcast on February 3, 2020. Video version released on YouTube on February 5, 2020.
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